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UPS air maintenance workers threaten strike ahead of shareholders meeting

Apr 30 2017

A union representing 1,200 U.S. air maintenance workers at United Parcel Service Inc  turned up pressure on the company on Sunday to settle a three-year contract dispute, saying it would seek clearance to strike.

UPS air maintenance workers threaten strike ahead of shareholders meeting

Apr 30 2017

April 30 A union representing 1,200 U.S. air maintenance workers at United Parcel Service Inc turned up pressure on the company on Sunday to settle a three-year contract dispute, saying it would seek clearance to strike.

Delays dog 'shovel ready' projects in Trump's infrastructure plan

Apr 23 2017

NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump reassured manufacturers gathered in the White House Roosevelt room on March 31 that a massive infrastructure program was coming soon.

Trump 'Buy American' edict may have little impact on U.S. steel

Apr 18 2017

DETROIT/NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump's "Buy American, Hire American" executive order on Tuesday left questions about how the government would enforce the order and whether it would make a real difference in output and employment, according to steel executives and analysts.

Trump administration grants permit for Keystone XL pipeline - TransCanada

Mar 24 2017

The United States has issued a presidential permit for TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL oil pipeline, the Canadian company said on Friday, ending a years-long battle between environmentalists and the industry over whether Washington should approve it.

Exclusive: Trump to approve Keystone XL at meeting with TransCanada CEO - official

Mar 24 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump will announce the approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline at the White House on Friday, alongside the chief executive officer of builder TransCanada Corp, according to a senior administration official.

Trump advisers see arbitration as way to speed infrastructure plans

Mar 15 2017

NEW YORK A group advising U.S. President Donald Trump on infrastructure has proposed an arbitration-style pilot program to slash the current 10 years it often takes to break ground on projects, without short-changing environmental standards.

Trump advisers see arbitration as way to speed infrastructure plans

Mar 14 2017

NEW YORK A group advising U.S. President Donald Trump on infrastructure has proposed an arbitration-style pilot program to slash the current 10 years it often takes to break ground on projects, without short-changing environmental standards.

U.S. infrastructure gets D-plus grade in civil engineers' report card, again

Mar 09 2017

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. infrastructure was given a near-failing grade of D-plus by an engineering association on Thursday, a repeat of a rating that could give momentum to President Donald Trump's vow of a $1 trillion investment to rebuild everything from roads to dams.

Business, unions ramp up campaign for U.S. infrastructure spending

Feb 28 2017

Business groups and unions are bulking up lobbying budgets and coordinating efforts to put pressure on Congress not to let President Donald Trump’s infrastructure spending plans fall through the cracks on Capitol Hill.

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